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MSI Radeon HD 7870 HAWK 2GB Overclocked Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Metro 2033

MSI expand the popular HAWK series with the introduction of the popular AMD Radeon HD 7870 to the performance based series of video cards.

By: | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: May 4, 2012 11:46 am
TweakTown Rating: 97%Manufacturer: MSI

Metro 2033

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update

Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark

Developer Homepage: http://www.4a-games.com/

Product Homepage: http://metro.thq.com/

 

 

Metro 2033 is an action-oriented video game with a combination of survival horror and first-person shooter elements. The game is based on the novel Metro 2033 by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. It was developed by 4A Games in Ukraine and released in March 2010 for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360.[3] In March 2006, 4A Games announced a partnership with Glukhovsky to collaborate on the game.[4] The game was announced at the 2009 Games Convention in Leipzig;[5] a first trailer came along with the announcement.[6] A sequel was announced, currently titled Metro: Last Light.

 

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Metro 2033 as we'd expect also sees some strong performance gains and at 1920 x 1200 and 1680 x 1050 we can see that we're right on top of the HD 7970. When we move to 2560 x 1600, though, we can see the video card falls behind and again drops below that 60 FPS average we want.

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